Cardiff University

Cardiff University Ranking

country rank: 28
world rank: 318

University Overview

Cardiff University was founded in 1997 as a non-profit public higher education institution in the medium city of Cardiff (population range of 250,000-499,999 people), Wales. Cardiff University (CU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution that is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council. Cardiff University (CU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. CU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Cardiff University Ranking

University Identity

Name Cardiff University
Acronym CU
Founded 1997 Origins date back to 1883

University Location

Address Newport Road Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales United Kingdom
Tel +44 (29) 2087 4000
Fax +44 (29) 2087 4000

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office (29) 2087 9999

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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